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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Microsoft
software
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'QBasic Gorillas' is the legendary turn-based strategy game supplied with the first QBasic version. The game in which you take on the role of a giant gorilla is very easy to use: you have to adjust the angle and velocity of each throw, hoping to hit your opponent (controlled by the computer or a human player) with an exploding banana. Despite these simple conditions, the game is not as easy as it seems. Two difficulties have to be considered: the blowing wind and the skyscrapers on the monitor....
Topics: msdos, qbasic, microsoft
Old Time Radio
audio
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favorite 111
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19 Mercury Theater's radio programmes - 17 from 1938 (July-November) and 2 from 1946 BONUS: 1988 Special Programme - Mercury Theater Remembered with appearences and voices of those who worked in those programmes and still remember how Welles used to work. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * - In 1937, Welles and the Mercury company earned a reputation for their inventive adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar set in contemporary Fascist Italy. They moved on to...
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Topics: orson, welles, radio, mercury, theater, 1938, 1946
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Noel Coward; Robb Stewart
audio
eye 8,745
favorite 20
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Performer: Noel Coward; Robb Stewart Writer: Noel Coward Baritone in English with Piano. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.8 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
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Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
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GameTek, Inc. Also For NES Developed by GameTek, Inc., MRH Software Published by GameTek, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Puzzle Gameplay Game Show / Trivia / Quiz Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Misc Licensed Description Super Jeopardy! is based on the popular Jeopardy! TV game show. In this digital incarnation, 4 players compete at answering reverse trivia questions in trademark Jeopardy! fashion-- i.e., the host provides the answer and a player has to provide the questions. As many...
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Paul Rice; Rice Brothers' Gang
audio
eye 53,448
favorite 97
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Fox Trot with Singing. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with AES. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 2.8 mil truncated conical stylus, and has been copied to have the more...
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Topic: 78rpm
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Pearl Trio
audio
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Performer: Pearl Trio Original version. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 3.5 mil truncated...
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Topics: 78rpm, Country, Hillbilly
Source: 78
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by The Learning Co.
software
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favorite 204
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Also For Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Developed by Learning Co., The Published by Learning Co., The Released 1993 Genre Action, Educational, Puzzle Perspective Side view Educational Math / Logic, Science Description Morty Maxwell, the Master of Mischief, has moved into the Shady Glen Technology Center and taken over as the head scientist! Your job is to accept Morty's challenge and prove that you are a better scientist than he is. Morty has locked the doors in the warehouse with science...
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The Software Library Workbench
collection
848
ITEMS
366,203
VIEWS
by Jason Scott
collection
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This is a collection of items being worked on by Jason Scott - in a transparent fashion, the non-functioning software examples will be analyzed, and either removed or placed back into their proper place.
Software Library: Macintosh
collection
145
ITEMS
559,087
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of emulated software for the early Macintosh computer, created by Apple as the successor to the Apple II series. Simple, powerful and a new path in computing, the Macintosh's graphics-based operating system changed the face of computing permanently.
Sovetskoe Foto (Soviet Photography)
collection
455
ITEMS
317,982
VIEWS
collection
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«Советское фото» — советский, затем российский ежемесячный иллюстрированный журнал Союза журналистов СССР. Был основан в 1926 году советским журналистом Михаилом Кольцовым, при помощи бывших журнальных работников, редакторов журнала Фотографические Новости издаваемого...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer
software
eye 137,541
favorite 61
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This pair of compilation hard drives contains a full copy of MacOS 7.0.1, along with a range of games, applications, utilities and toys to demonstrate the experience of using an early Macintosh computer. System Programs: HyperCard, Macintosh Basics, Control Panels. Applications: BBEdit Lite, MacDraw, MacPaint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, Orion, Pagemaker, ZTerm. Games: Risk, Cannon Fodder, Shufflepuck. Utilities: HD Setup, Disinfectant, Disk Copy, ResEdit, TeachText,...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sierra On-Line, Inc.
software
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favorite 58
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Also For Macintosh, Windows 3.x Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Puzzle Gameplay Cards / Tiles Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Misc Licensed Description The fourth (comparatively little-known) installment in Sierra On-Line's Hoyle series offers a collection of eight popular card games: Bridge, Euchre, Old Maid, Gin Rummy, Hearts, Cribbage, Crazy Eights, and Klondike. In addition to reading the basic rules for each individual...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
software
eye 452,333
favorite 526
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Also For Amiga, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Genesis, Linux, NES, Windows Developed by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Released 1994 Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Misc Licensed Genre Action Setting Fantasy, Middle East Visual 2D scrolling Description The game from Virgin based on the 1992 animated Disney film is a side-scrolling platformer. The player controls Aladdin, who must make his way through several levels based on...
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Classic PC Games
by id Software
software
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favorite 111
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"The story: You're William J.B.J. Blazkowicz, the Allies' bad boy of espionage and a terminal action seeker. Your mission was to infiltrate the Nazi fortress Castle Hollehammer and find the plans for Operation Eisenfaust, the Nazi's blueprint for building the perfect army. Rumors are that deep within the castle the diabolical Dr. Schabbs has perfected a technique for building a fierce army from the bodies of the dead. It's so far removed from reality that it would seem silly if it wasn't...
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Topics: DOS games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
collection
6,934
ITEMS
31.2M
VIEWS
collection
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Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott , Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive. Thank you for your...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by 8th Day, The
software
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favorite 39
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Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, SEGA CD Developed by 8th Day, The Published by Virgin Games, Inc. Released 1992 Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Visual Isometric Setting Fantasy Description You play as Heimdall, a demi-god based in Norse mythology. Heimdall's job is to protect the entrance to Asgard, the home of the gods, from all evil, including the terrible Ragnarok, when all the evil forces come together to try and destroy the gods and ultimately everything....
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Software Toolworks, Inc., The
software
eye 15,280
favorite 59
comment 5
Also For FM Towns, PC-98 Developed by Software Toolworks, Inc., The Published by Software Toolworks, Inc., The Released 1990 Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Perspective 1st-person Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Narrative Healthcare Description The Brain follows the same premise as its predecessor Life & Death , wherein the player controls an up-and-coming surgeon who must perform simulated surgery on patients with varying problems. The sequel focuses on the brain, whereas the first game...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
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Also For Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1994 Gameplay Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Interface Point and Select ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description Queen Valanice of Daventry has always thought that getting married would be the best course of action for her daughter Rosella. However, the young princess seems to be more interested in adventure,...
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Children's Library
collection
2,828
ITEMS
7.6M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
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Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries ( list ), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection , the National Yiddish Book Center , the New York Public Library , International Children's Digital Library , and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
The Windows 3.x Showcase
by Kevin Kelley
software
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favorite 2
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SolarWin - Daylight position map for Windows 3.1 Windows version by Kevin Kelley, based on a PC version by Dave Katz, based on an X11 version by John Mackin, based on a Suntools program by John Walker. This program is a clock that shows which portion of the Earth's surface is illuminated by the Sun. It displays the current time in both the local time zone and UTC. The map window can be moved and resized, and it's position saved in the win.ini file. Left mouse button brings up a menu, and...
The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute
by Hillard, E. B. (Elias Brewster), 1825-1895, photographer; Griffiths, Harry S., printer; N.A. & R.A. Moore (Firm), publisher; Bingham & Dodd, lithographer
texts
eye 2,749
favorite 10
comment 0
Includes 6 albumen prints depicting Samuel Downing, Daniel Waldo, Lemuel Cook, Alexander Millener, William Hutchings and Adam Link
Topic: American Revolution (1775-1783)
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
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Official Site 1 Ton Platform DOS Released 1996 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Description 1 Ton is a freeware game where the player controls a weight of one ton. The ton can be moved around freely with the mouse, although it also falls due to gravity. Pressing the plunger on the right side of the screen summons a man onto the playfield, who then proceeds to walk around the screen. The goal of the game is simple: crushing as many of the people as possible. This is accomplished by hitting the...
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Microfilm
by Heartsill, W. B. W., b. 1841
texts
eye 573
favorite 3
comment 0
In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#5205-z)
Topics: Cox, J. J, Heartsill, W. B. W., b. 1841, Castle Thunder Prison (Richmond, Va.), Confederate States...
American Libraries
by Flagg, James S; Madison County Sesquicentennial Committee (Ill.)
texts
eye 3,515
favorite 2
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Topics: Madison County (Ill.) -- History, Madison County (Ill.) -- Biography
Topics: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Mormons, Mormon Church
Project Gutenberg
by Rains, George Washington, 1817-1898
texts
eye 467
favorite 2
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Book from Project Gutenberg: History of the Confederate Powder Works Library of Congress Classification: E456
Topics: Confederate Powder Works, Speeches, addresses, etc., United States -- History -- Civil War,...
Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24537
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Rains, George Washington, 1817-1898
texts
eye 698
favorite 1
comment 0
Caption title: How to make saltpetre [sic]
Topic: Saltpeter
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Confederate Congress
texts
eye 1,021
favorite 2
comment 0
Journals of the Confederate Congress.
Topics: Civil War, Confederate Congress, Confederacy
California Digital Library
by Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818; Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880
texts
eye 3,675
favorite 7
comment 1
Red brown cloth over bevelled boards blocked in blue, black, brown, and gold; all edges gilt
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New York Public Library
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914
texts
eye 3,708
favorite 6
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
texts
eye 40,317
favorite 69
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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
Historical Software Collection
by Microsoft
software
eye 951,541
favorite 30
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Colossal Cave Adventure (also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure)gave its name to the computer adventure game genre. It was originally designed by Will Crowther, a programmer and caving enthusiast who based the layout on part of the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky. The version that is best known today was the result of a collaboration with Don Woods, a graduate student who discovered the game on a computer at Stanford University and made significant expansions and improvements, with...
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Topics: DOS, Microsoft Adventure, Microsoft, Adventure
Feature Films
collection
6,397
ITEMS
182.8M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 182.8M
Feature films, shorts , silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity . Do you want to post a feature film? First, figure out if it's in the Public Domain. Read this FAQ about determining if something is PD. If you're still not sure, post a question to the forum below with as much information about the movie as possible. One of our users might have relevant information.
Topic: Moving Images
Internet Archive Books
by Collins, A. Frederick (Archie Frederick), 1869-
texts
eye 1,792
favorite 2
comment 0
Internet Archive Books
by Caesar, Julius; D'Ooge, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Leonard), b. 1860, ed; Eastman, Frederick C. (Frederick Carlos), joint ed
texts
eye 1,711
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Latin (Langue), Latin language materials
Internet Archive Books
by Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898; Butler, Arthur John, 1844-1910, tr
texts
eye 2,085
favorite 3
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Translation of the author's Gedanken und erinnerungen, Stuttgart, 1898
Internet Archive Books
by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
texts
eye 1,895
favorite 3
comment 0
Each vol. has title vignette : Longfellow's home in Cambridge
Topic: American poetry
Internet Archive Books
by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
texts
eye 3,420
favorite 5
comment 0
At head of title: The works of Washington Irving
Topics: Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Islam
American Libraries
by John Milton, John Wesley Hales
texts
eye 1,029
favorite 1
comment 0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: milton, hath, books, going, liberty, ihe, latin, greek, paradise, licencing, holt white, hath bin,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=RGILAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Emmanuel College Library, Victoria University
by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell), 1849-1923
texts
eye 1,798
favorite 2
comment 0
Books to Borrow
by Shepard, Mary, 1909-; Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996; Gerald Howe (Firm)
texts
eye 1,300
favorite 29
comment 0
Cover title
Topics: Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996, Shepard, Mary, 1909-, Children's stories, Children's...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Geptner, V. G. (Vladimir Georgievich), 1901-1975; Nasimovich, A. A; Bannikov, Andrei Grigorevich; Hoffmann, Robert S
texts
eye 8,662
favorite 2
comment 0
Translation of: Mlekopitaiushchie Sovetskogo Soiuza
Topic: Mammals
California Digital Library
by Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1905-
texts
eye 29,297
favorite 16
comment 0
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Soviet Union -- History Revolution, 1917-1921 Fiction
The Library of Congress
by Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882
texts
eye 2,321
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Voyages and travels, Seafaring life
The Sound of Young America: The Collection
by Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
audio
eye 561
favorite 2
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Please enjoy these past Sound of Young America interviews and comedy bits with my compliments. All of these were featured audio on our website in the realaudio era, and at some point were transcoded to MP3. Audio quality isn't perfect, due to the transcode, but it's certainly listenable. All these were recorded in 2004 or earlier on The Sound of Young America, before podcasting was even a glimmer in Adam Curry's eye. If you enjoy these, consider subscribing to The Sound of Young America and/or...
Microfilm copy of original data as collected by Census Bureau
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Illinois
Cornell University Library
by Martin, Percy F. (Percy Falcke), 1861-1941
texts
eye 2,093
favorite 1
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867
California Digital Library
by Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918; History Company. (1886) bkp CU-BANC; Nemos, William, b. 1848; Savage, Thomas, b. 1823; Peatfield, J. J. (Joseph Joshua), b. 1833
texts
eye 3,806
favorite 1
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"Authorities quoted": v. 1, p. xxi-cxii
Topics: Mexico -- History, Mexico -- Bibliography
Folgers
by Duke University Libraries
movies
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favorite 1
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Food and Beverage
Source: fa20c4d9-60f4-47f5-a77a-a7715264254
DECLASSIFIED formerly, TOP SECRET US Government Internal Documents on Military Research and Arming of the Heavens
Topics: space, liberation
Community Texts
texts
eye 455
favorite 2
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1981 top secret declassified 33 page document comprehensively assesing MOSCOW as a global center for terrorism and political unrest
Topics: Soviet, kgb, moscow, terrorism, 1981, mass murder
Gerard Arthus - Books and Items
by Gerard Arthus
texts
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Images taken during WWII after the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. The images were originally donated to the East Hampton Library, East Hampton, New York; and then transferred to the Ammerman Campus Library of Suffolk Community College in Selden, NY. See letter within the PDF file explaining the acquisition of the Images from a donation by Barry L. Rost of Henderson, Nevada. No copyright notice evident, Public Domain under Rule 5 of the United States Copyright Statutes. Etext created by Gerard...
Topics: hiroshima, east hampton library, long island, world war two, military, photographs
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 587,720
favorite 181
comment 19
(143 Episodes) Update: ** Episode information added to all uploads prior to Jan 05, 2011 JACK BENNY (Feb 14, 1894 – Dec 26, 1974): Jack Benny, born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor. Widely recognized as one of the leading American entertainers of the 20th century, Benny played the role of the comic penny-pinching miser, insisting on remaining 39 years old on stage despite his actual age, and often (although an accomplished violinist)...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Wartime, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Comedian, * Jack Benny, OTRadio CBS,...